Grand Train Tour

Escape to the picturesque country of Switzerland. Through rail, immerse in the breathtaking landscapes, the snow-covered peaks of Southern Alps and the incredible Matterhorn.


 

11 DAYS | ZURICH - ZURICH

TYPE: INDEPENDENT, RAIL

TRAVEL: DAILY (MAY-OCT)

FROM $2,781*


ITINERARY

Day 1 Zu?rich

Arrive in Switzerland and make your way to your hotel. Spend time exploring the lake, numerous museums and art galleries and exclusive shops on the Bahnhofstrasse at your leisure.

Day 2 Zu?rich – Lucerne – Interlaken

A quick train journey takes you from Zu?rich to Lucerne. Board the Lucerne – Interlaken Express for a journey along the crystal clear lakes, past romantic waterfalls and over the Bru?nig Pass. B

Day 3 Interlaken – Jungfraujoch – Interlaken

Spend the morning on the‘Top of Europe’and experience the views from Europe’s highest railway station. Gaze over the Aletsch Glacier and walk through the spectacular ice tunnel through the mountain, then return to Interlaken at leisure. B

Day 4 Interlaken – Golden Pass – Montreux

After breakfast board the Golden Pass Line for a picturesque journey across the Alps. Enjoy magnificent views over meadows and vineyards above Lake Geneva before arriving in Montreux in the afternoon. B

Day 5 Montreux – Zermatt

Take time to stroll along the beautiful Lake Geneva, perhaps with an optional visit to Cha?teau de Chillon, before boarding the train to Zermatt. B

Day 6 Zermatt

Spend the day at leisure. You may wish to add an optional excursion on the Gornergrat Railway for breathtaking views of the surrounding peaks, with the Matterhorn right in the centre. You may choose to stop on the return trip and hike between stations along the railway line. B

Day 7 Zermatt – Glacier Express – St Moritz

Enjoy the legendary Glacier Express experience from Zermatt to St Moritz, a thrilling journey taking in some of the most dramatic scenery Switzerland has to offer along the deep Rho?ne valley, over the Oberalp Pass and through the Rhine Gorge. B

Day 8 St Moritz

Use your St Moritz transport card for unlimited travel on public transport and most of the mountain railways. Explore Corviglia, Corvatsch or Diavolezza or take the philosopher’s walk on Mouttas Muragl. B

Day 9 St Moritz – Bernina Express – Lugano

UNESCO-protected landscapes and outstanding natural beauty surround you on the Bernina Express, travelling along circular viaducts and over remote glaciers towards the border of Italy. Change to the bus along the Italian lakes and return north to Lugano. B

Day 10 Lugano – Gotthard Panorama Express – Lucerne

Travel from the Mediterranean south to the traditional heart of Switzerland. Change in Flu?elen for a lake cruise on an old paddle steamer before arriving in Lucerne. B

Day 11 Lucerne – Zu?rich

Spend the day in Lucerne at leisure before travelling by train to your next Swiss destination. You may wish to add a mountain excursion to Rigi to end your Grand Train Tour on the Queen of the Mountains! B

Explore the mountains around St Moritz with your travel pass

Take in all the key panoramic train journeys of Switzerland

Stand on the top of Europe as you explore the Jungfrau

Gaze over the impressive Aletsch Glacier

Breathe in the fresh air on a paddle
steamer

10 nights’ accommodation

10 breakfasts (B)

Reserved seats on the Golden Pass Line, Glacier Express, Bernina Express & Gotthard Express

Excursion to Jungfraujoch

St Moritz, Lucerne, Montreux & Interlaken Travel Passes

Swiss Souvenir

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B: Breakfast L: Lunch D: Dinner • *Terms and conditions apply. From prices are per person, twin share, based on lead in grades and/or seasons unless specified. When available, optional upgrades can be applied at time of booking. See our terms and conditions for more information